Recycled content

Red Brick chooses Novelis evercan
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Craft beer selects can with 90% PCR content

Georgia’s oldest brewery selects a high-recycled content aluminum can for its products to align with its sustainability goals, without sacrificing the quality of its beer.
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Uncoated recycled board for digital presses

Sonoco’s EcoTect becomes first uncoated recycled board to be certified for H-P Indigo specifications.
Kim Holmes, Senior Director, Recycling and Diversion, SPI: the Plastics Industry Trade Association
Feature Article
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Managing material decisions: The benefits of PCR

Increasing pressure for more sustainable packaging is driving brands to look at the trade-offs of using PCR material for their products. Here are some of those considerations.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor
Column/Opinion
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'Green' tray for takeaway food

Operating the Churchill’s, Fishnchicken, and Bankers brands, Chesterford Group is the UK’s largest independent chain of fish and chips shops.
New package boasts 25% recycled content.
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Fuller Brush brand boasts a new look

The 108-year-old Fuller Brush brand is sporting a new look for its Stanley 100 detergent.
Sonoco produces plant-based, bio-resin blow-molded bottles for Ecover's green cleaning line in North America.
Package Case Study
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Ecover employs plant-based bottles for new home care cleaning line

Sonoco produces plant-based, bio-resin blow-molded bottles for Ecover's green cleaning line in North America.
Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome
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Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome

Mastronardi Produce of Kingsville, Ontario, has introduced its Wild Wonders Gourmet Medley tomatoes in a thermoformed PET that is interesting because it is not a clamshell.
Materials Product Brief
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Cascades: Mushroom container reduces environmental footprint

Made of low-density PETE (LDPETE), Cascades’ Ultratill mushroom container contains 80% recycled post-consumer material, is said to be lighter than comparable containers, and provides a 62% reduction in the CO2 emissions produced during its life cycle compared to traditional mushroom containers made of HIPS.
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Placon: Eco-responsible thermoformed plastic food container

Combining an eco-friendly recycled material and tamper-evident design with revealing package clarity, Placon’s FDA food-grade, 100% recyclable Crystal Seal reFresh packaging eliminates unnecessary sidewall ribbing for strong visual appeal and versatility in fresh, cold, and dry food.
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Placon: Eco-friendly PET thermoformed food container

Featuring an eco-friendly recycled material and tamper-evident design, Placon’s Crystal Seal reFresh packaging line eliminates unnecessary sidewall ribbing for strong visual appeal with excellent versatility in fresh, cold and dry food merchandising including fresh cut fruit and vegetables, sandwiches, cookies, and single slices of pie.

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